Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for https://methodstatementhq.com

The privacy of our visitors to https://methodstatementhq.com is important to us.

At https://methodstatementhq.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit https://methodstatementhq.com, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Log Files As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements on https://methodstatementhq.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

DoubleClick DART cookies We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google's DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests ("interest based targeting"). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses "non personally identifiable information". It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.

Introduction

If you require any more information or have any questions about the methodstatementhq.com privacy policy, please feel free to contact the author via contact form or email at methodstatementhq.com.

At methodstatementhq.com, the privacy of our visitors is of our extreme importance to us. The privacy policy document outlines the type of personal information is received and collected by methodstatementhq.com and how it is used.

This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors and service users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.

We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

Our website incorporates privacy controls which affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can specify whether you would like to receive direct marketing communications and limit the publication of your information.

In this policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to data controller name.

How We Use Your Personal Data

In this Section we have set out:

a. the general categories of personal data that we may process;
b. in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data;
c. the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
d. the legal bases of the processing.

We may process data about your use of our website and services (“usage data“). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency, and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is our analytics tracking system. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analyzing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.

We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods, that you enter into with us and/or through our website (“transaction data“). The transaction data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract and our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.

We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (“notification data“). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications and/or newsletters. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.

Providing Your Personal Data To Others

Financial transactions relating to our website and products are handled by our payment services providers, Paypal. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers’ privacy policies and practices at https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

Your Rights

In this Section, we have summarized the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.

Your principal rights under data protection law are:

a. the right to access;
b. the right to rectification;
c. the right to erasure;
d. the right to restrict processing;
e. the right to object to processing;
f. the right to data portability;
g. the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
h. the right to withdraw consent.

To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.

You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us, in addition to the other methods specified in this Section.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, methodstatementhq.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

methodstatementhq.com does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

About cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

One type cookie used in this Website: Session Cookies – which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Website. Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly. Most major use cookies. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard desk so that the website can remember who you are.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

Cookies That We Used

We use cookies for the following purposes:

a. Authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website (cookies used for this purpose are: Session Cookie)

b. Status – we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website (cookies used for this purpose are: Permanent cookie)

c. personalization – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalize the website for you (cookies used for this purpose are: Permanent cookie)

d. Security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials and to protect our website and services generally (cookies used for this purpose are: Permanent cookie)

e. Advertising – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you (cookies used for this purpose are: Persistent cookie)

f. Analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services (cookies used for this purpose are: Permanent cookie); and

g. Cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally (cookies used for this purpose are: Permanent cookie).

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. The relevant cookies is: Session cookie.

We publish Google AdSense advertisements on our website. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior on our website and on other websites across the web using cookies. This behavior tracking allows Google to tailor the advertisements that you see on other websites to reflect your interests (but we do not publish interest-based advertisements on our website). You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: https://adssettings.google.com. You can also opt out of the AdSense partner network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative’s multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: http://optout.networkadvertising.org. However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you may wish to consider using the Google browser plug-ins available at: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996.

We use Amazon Associates, Clickbank, and BSI (British Standards) as an affiliate to promote their products and services. These services use cookies to track your IP address and behavior for certain span of time. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at their respective websites. The relevant cookies is: Persistent Cookie.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on methodstatementhq.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

methodstatementhq.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. methodstatementhq.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

Managing cookies

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found below.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can, however, obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

a. https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

b. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

c. http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

d. https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

e. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

f. https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

Email Addresses

Should you contact us or subscribe to any of our information services via Feedburner or email, the author will never sell or give away your email address.

Amendments

methodstatementhq.com reserve the right to revise this policy at our discretion. Please check back on this website as this policy may revise from time to time without notice to you.

We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website.

If you cannot agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, please do not use methodstatementhq.com website.

Other Linked Policies

We use Paypal and 2Checkout for payment processing on our website, you can visit below links to understand their policies:

2Checkout privacy policy

Paypal Privacy Policy